Remove a PCIe adapter

Use this information to remove a PCIe adapter.

About this task
Attention: Read the Installation guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
Watch the procedure. A video of the installation process is available:

Procedure

Figure 1. PCIe adapter removal
PCIe adapter removal

  1. Make preparations for this task.
    1. Turn off the corresponding compute node on which you are going to perform the task.
    2. Remove the compute node from the enclosure (see Remove a compute node from the enclosure).
    3. Remove the components listed below from the compute node in the following order:
  2. Remove the screw; then, grasp the adapter by its edges and carefully pull it out of the PCIe riser-cage.

After you finish

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all of the packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.